'Trump asked his club members to help hire cabinet members'

The US president invited the his peers to be with him during interviews of potential nominees of his administration

News Desk February 19, 2017
US President Donald Trump. PHOTO: AFP

An audio leak exposing US President Donald Trump’s 'callous' behavior in the White House has surfaced as he can be heard inviting his friends to interview potential cabinet members.

The clip is from November last year when the newly elected president was about to hire his administration’s officials. Trump invites his club people – the party-goers precisely – to be with him during the important day to help him asses those who will run his government.

“We’re doing a lot of interviews tomorrow — generals, dictators, we have everything,” Trump said according to the leaked audio tape obtained by POLITICO from a source present there.

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“You may wanna come around. It’ll be fun. We’re really working tomorrow. We have meetings every 15, 20 minutes with different people that will form our government."

"We’re going to be interviewing everybody — Treasury, we’re going to be interviewing Secretary of State,” he continued. “We have everybody coming in — if you want to come around, it’s going to be unbelievable….so you might want to come along.”

This leak is evident of Trump’s openness with his peers as last weekend the US president shockingly transformed the Mar-a-Lago patio – while in a party with his people – into a discussion room where he started discussing plausible response to North Korea ballistic missile test.

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Pictures from the party soon went viral on social media following which people started questioning lax security protocols.

The White House in its statement clarified Trump was not discussing about classified material in the public.

Talking to his club members, he said: “So, this is my real group,” Trump said at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, on November 18, according to the audio tape. “These are the people that came here in the beginning, when nobody knew what this monster was gonna turn out to be, right?”

He added: “I see all of you. I recognize, like 100 per cent of you, just about.”

The article originally appeared on POLITICO


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